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Hysterectomy Resources for Norwalk, CT
If you are looking for specific information about hysterectomy in Norwalk, CT, this page will provide added resources for your quest. Read on for specific local information about hysterectomy, surgery options, doctors, hospitals, patient testimonies and more from HysterSisters.com members.
What is a hysterectomy?
A hysterectomy is the surgical removal of the uterus, otherwise known as the womb. Rarely is a hysterectomy an emergency surgery. There is usually considerable time to research and explore options for discussions with your personal surgeon.
Read more about hysterectomy.
Most importantly, if you have been told you need a hysterectomy and you have explored the alternative treatments for your diagnosis, there is important information you need to know.
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Doctors in or near Norwalk, CT - Find More Doctors
|Jenifer Burkhalter, M.D.
950 Capitol Mall
Sacramento CA 95831
|Donna Chester, M.D.
2841 Debarr Rd
Anchorage AK 99508
|Quanita Crable, M.D.
8160 Walnut Hill Lane
Dallas TX 75231
|Amy Kelly, M.D.
683 Bielenberg Drive
Woodbury MN 55125
|Gerald Harkins, M.D.
Department of OB-Gyn
P.O. Box 850, H-103
Hershey PA 17033
|Shaghayegh DeNoble, M.D.
20 Wilsey Square
Wayne NJ 07450
|Terry Grogg, M.D.
4461 S Broadway Suite 200
Grove City OH 43123
|Joseph S. Valenti, M.D.
2805 S. Mayhill Road
Denton TX 76208
|Catalin Marinescu, M.D.
415 Old Newport Blvd
Newport Beach CA 92663
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HysterSisters Hysterectomy Articles
Your first decision - What type of hysterectomy is best for you?
Different types of hysterectomy are tailored to a specific set of health needs and surgeon skills. With today's advancing technology and experienced surgeons, most women are candidates for minimally invasive surgery. Minimally invasive surgery typically allows for faster recovery and fewer complications. Vaginal hysterectomy, laparoscopic hysterectomy, and robotic hysterectomy are examples of minimally invasive hysterectomy options.
Ask your surgeon: Am I a candidate for minimally invasive hysterectomy? If the answer is no, ask "Why not?". Seek a second opinion of a specialized GYN surgeon for additional surgery options.
Read more about the different hysterectomy types:
da Vinci¨ Hysterectomy
Open Incision - Abdominal Hysterectomy
| ||Randall B KAUMP MD.|
New Haven, CT
Suggestion by Toni Wood :
"I have been Dr. Kaump's patient for 19 years. During that time he has seen me through a lot of serious health issues as well as 2 miracle babies. When I first went to him I was desperate for answers a...(Read More)
| ||Bruce LAMONICA MD.|
Suggestion by melissa :
"I have had dr. Lamoonica for 19 years very good great bedside manners and been in field a long time.Had numerous gyne procedures and havinging a total hysterectomy due to fibroids soon. I trust my lif...(Read More)
| ||Michael KRYCHMAN MD.|
Suggestion by Andrea :
"Dr. Krychman was trained in Canada where his training was more intensified on Women's Sexual Health along with gynecology. I saw him at Memorial Sloan Kettering in New York with severe pelvic pain f...(Read More)
| ||Mahalingam SATCHI MD.|
Suggestion by Ronskins :
"Dr. Satchi is very well known for working with women with large fibroids. His attentiveness bedside manner care and concern is above reproach. He walked me through every step of the PreOP the OP...(Read More)
| ||Stephen Tyler BRIGGS MD.|
Suggestion by Pamela Williams :
"Dr Briggs (ob/gyn surgeon) was my surgeon for my hysterectomy approximately 1 year ago. After leaving the hospital I developed a very painful hematoma which surfaced and broke through my incision. His...(Read More)
| ||Joshua S JAFFE MD.|
Suggestion by Rachel V :
"I have been going to Dr.Jaffe since I was about 16..I'm 33 now! I could NEVER imagine having another OB/GYN and surgeon. My prayer is that he never retires! I have a very long & complicated surgical...(Read More)
| ||Peter Thomas AUERBACH MD.|
Suggestion by K. Paro :
"I am 47 years old and have had problems with the women's dept. from the onset of menses at 13. Because of abnormal paps and other female issues have seen OB/GYN's an average of every three months f...(Read More)
HysterSisters Recommends Get a Second Opinion
Get a Second Opinion - ALWAYS!
HysterSisters recommends that you get more than one opinion when your doctor suggests a hysterectomy. You may have a trustful long-standing history with your doctor and feel horrified that we suggest such a thing! This isn't a slap in the face for your personal physician but a smart thing for every patient to do.
Set up an appointment with a different surgeon in a different practice and even perhaps in a different town. Take your records with you but also ask for an exam. Ask if the first recommendation is appropriate. Ask for alternative suggestions.
Get a third opinion. You might find the third suggests an even less invasive solution or an alternative treatment to completely avoid surgery.
The key is for you, the patient, to get all the information you can before you agree to surgery. You cannot change your mind once the surgery is done. There are no money back guarantees if the surgery is not the cure for your problem. Be smart. Do your homework.
Read more about getting a second opinion: Give Me A Second.
The internet's premier woman-to-woman support site for hysterectomy information, support and recovery, Hyster Sisters: is truly a labor of love culling the combined wisdom of thousands of Hyster Sisters around the world who have faced hysterectomy firsthand, before hysterectomy, after hysterectomy, treatment options, surgical procedures, hormonal issues and a step-by-step guide through the weeks before and after surgery.
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